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Cybersecurity should be priority in US$8b smart utility spend
Utilities are becoming increasingly connected worldwide, and also becoming increasingly vulnerable - so why are governments letting security slide?
Vertiv makes tactical moves to lead AU smart city stampede
Vertiv has announced two new AU partnerships that are centred around a drive to be at the forefront in the surging number of smart city initiatives.
APAC smart city spending to exceed $54b – more data centers needed
With our increasing dependence on data, it’s no secret that smart cities are the future and an IDC report reveals APAC is certainly gearing up.
IDC forecasts smart city spending will reach $158 billion by 2022
On a geographic basis, the APAC region, including China and Japan, will account for nearly 42% of global spending in 2018.
WiFi to provide infinite opportunities as the lifeblood of modern cities
It's become virtually impossible to imagine our personal working lives without WiFI, but Ruckus says there's still so much more it can do.
Smart city grant helps local projects get off the ground
The Smart Cities Council will award benefits to communities in Australia and New Zealand looking to accelerate their smart city initiatives.
Tech firm Connexin commits £5m for new UK data centre
The facility has been "specifically designed to accelerate Hull in its race to become one of the UK’s top smart cities."
Connectivity and the city: Monitoring on the world stage
For just this reason, all eyes (and CCTV cameras) are about to be on the city of the Gold Coast in Queensland for the Commonwealth Games.
Asia's tech-enabled real estate needs to smarten up on cyber risk
As Asia Pacific’s smart cities grow increasingly smarter, they are not necessarily growing more secure.
Whakatane District Council selects Telensa for smart street lighting project
“This project is a significant step forward in intelligent infrastructure and will deliver a safer, smarter, and more efficient service environment."
APAC Smart Cities spending to reach $28.3bil in 2018 - IDC
Key investments for Asia Pacific Smart Cities are in intelligent transportation, data-driven public safety, and resilient energy and infrastructure.
Singapore PM highlights need for cybersecurity & smart cities at ASEAN conference
“In this case jointly to be able to work together to interoperate and to share approaches and have compatible ways of doing things."
Exclusive Interview: The City of Newcastle on smart city investment
Deputy Lord Mayor of Newcastle Declan Clausen talks about how the city is investing in smart city technology.
Western Digital announces new SSDs for edge and mobile computing
The new NVMe SSD firmware and controller architecture is built to maximise the performance and scalability of Western Digital 3D NAND.
Expert says smart cities will require significant data centre infrastructure
London was recently named as one of the smart city leaders, but there is still a long way to go as it requires huge amounts of computing power.
Smart city technology investment to reach US$80bil this year – IDC
Intelligent traffic and transit and fixed visual surveillance are the two largest use cases in terms of worldwide spending.
YOU’RE INVITED: the 2018 Cities 4.0 summit
Learn what it takes to become an innovation leader at Australia's premier smart cities event.
Why APAC governments need to be smarter about keeping cities safe
The main barrier to progress appears to be a failure to adopt an integrated approach to safety initiatives.
Cohda launches Shanghai office to optimize China’s smart cities
"Cohda’s hardware and software solutions are being used in major field trials and pre-deployment projects across the country."
Cisco invests $1 million in Adelaide IoT network
“We believe this technology could have a real impact on drivers, cyclists and pedestrians in Adelaide."
The brains behind the smart city: What data centers need to pay attention to this year
According to PwC, APAC's data center market size is worth US$12 billion in 2016 and is expected to grow by 27% per annum (p.a.).
Wellington City is getting street lamps of the future
“We’re delighted to be working with Wellington City Council to deliver a more efficient, more resilient street lighting system..."
Criticality of industries supporting Singapore’s Smart Nation
Vertiv's Tony Gaunt discusses the future for Singapore and Asia where he believes IoT, AI, 5G, data centres and cybersecurity will be paramount.
Huawei uses cloud data centers to power smart city initiatives
A smart city is like a living organism, powered by a nervous system, and comprising of a “brain” and “peripheral nerves”.
Whitepaper: How to make sure your security architecture keeps up with surging network speeds
The annual cost of cybercrime is expected to exceed US$6t by 2021 with a large contributor being the sheer amount of data that requires processing.
The six golden keys to successful identity assurance
When someone tries to access your internal systems, how can you be sure a user is who they claim to be?
Whitepaper: How to explain why IT security needs more budget
Do you want to convince your higher-ups that IT and security need more budget?
Whitepaper: Why it’s critical to detect cyber attacks as they happen
"Many organisations are struggling to keep pace with the speed in which hackers are attacking their systems."